Litchi fruit is native of China and is grown in India since end of 17th century. India is second largest producer of litchi which accounts for about one-fifth of the global production and has a good export potential. Bihar is the leading state in litchi production in the country whereas Assam, Orissa, Jharkhand, Punjab, Himanchal Pradesh, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and West Bengal are the other main litchi growing states. Bihar accounts for about three-fourth of the litchi production of the country.
Submitted by kamini on Fri, 17/04/2009 - 10:34